Owner of Beauté Décor and More and French Please
– Heather Christenson
Entrepreneur for over 30 years
Longstanding Community Advocate
French tutor, instructor and mentor
Wife, Mother and Grandmother
“Leadership is not serving a narrow interest group, but listening to everyone and finding a path forward.” – Adle Poratto
Years in Business
WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT ADÈLE
Professional, Knowledgeable and Committed
“I have worked with Adele on many volunteer committees and have found her so professional, knowledgeable and committed.
– Lyn Radford
Creative and Forthright
“I have known Adle for 10 years and can honestly say she is one of the most creative and forthright people I know.”
– Heather Christenson
... A successful businesswoman, and a prolific contributor to our community.
“Adle a successful businesswoman, and a prolific contributor to our community. She is a Past President of the Rotary Club of Red Deer, Board Member of Red Deer South UCP Constituency Association, Board Member of Blaine Calkins MP-Red Deer Lacombe Constituency Association, and many more Community Organizations. Adele is a conscientious, sensible, hardworking and committed woman.”
– James R. McPherson | MLA Red Deer 1982 – 86
“Adele is a leader in our province and in the community. She is an entrepreneur and small business owner and her success running a business for over 20 years makes her a valuable role model for women.”
– Hon. Christine Cusanelli, Former member of the Legislative Assembly, Former Minister of Tourism, Parks & Recreation.
Adele is a woman of action
“Adle is a woman of action.”
– TK Kunaka
Hard Working and Organized
“I have known Adèle for more than 17 years and have had plenty of opportunities to work with her on different projects. I got to know Adèle when she was President of our Rotary Club. Her commitment to our community was most evident with her effort to coordinate a major fundraiser for Magdalene House, Boys and Girls Club and Aspire. She has demonstrated that any project she engages in will make a difference in the lives of the people she serves.
Adèle is a person of honesty and integrity.”
– David Bouchard, Faithful Navigator, Knights of Columbus | Past President, Red Deer Rotary Sunrise
Works Tirelessly to Build Community
“We have known Adèle Poratto since 1996 and have always found her dedicated to any cause she champions.
Adèle is a great volunteer in the community and works tirelessly to build community through education, service groups, and church, to foster an environment which creates every good opportunity for Central Albertans.”
– Tom and Margaret Towers
“Adele is a critical thinker. She has had to make numerous decisions about her life, as a single mom, bringing up two children on her own. A skill that was shaped in her home, finding ways to make things possible, with restricted resources, being able to say no when there were no other options available.”
– Rob Barden
“Like everyone that’s worked alongside or volunteered with Adèle Poratto, I have been consistently impressed with her sound judgment, tireless work ethic, her commitment to Red Deer and Central Alberta – especially for working families, educators and champions of economy – and her refined knowledge of our wonderful province of Alberta. “
– Hon. Rob Norris, M.A.
Former Cabinet Minister for Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall. Rob was raised in Red Deer and continues to have strong connections to Central Alberta.